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  • Advance care planning- the conversation that counts

    Published Tuesday 4 Apr 2017

    Advance care planning is about exploring what matters to you when you near the end of your life. This information is shared with your loved ones and your health care team so treatment and care plans can support what matters to you.

  • Donation helps patients get back on their feet

    Published Thursday 30 Mar 2017

    A generous donation, two years in the making, by the Petone Free Masons and the Free Masons Charity will make an invaluable contribution to the Hutt Valley community.

  • Mini doctors and nurses swamp Hutt Hospital

    Published Friday 10 Mar 2017

    Going to hospital can be scary for anyone, especially children, but an initiative at the Hutt Valley DHB is aimed at demystifying the hospital experience for young kids.

  • Rotary club donation makes a difference to patients

    Published Tuesday 7 Mar 2017

    Thanks to a donation from the Petone Rotary Club, patients admitted to the Medical Assessment and Planning Unit ( MAPU) at the Hutt Valley DHB will be able to watch TV during their stay.

  • Free WiFi keeps patients connected

    Published Friday 24 Feb 2017

    Staying in hospital is more enjoyable with free WiFi provided at Wellington Regional, Kenepuru Community and Hutt Hospitals, and the Kapiti Health Centre.

  • New consultation room an asset to dental department

    Published Wednesday 15 Feb 2017

    A new consultation room in the Hutt Valley DHB’s Dental Department is proving invaluable to staff and patients, made possible by the generosity of a long-standing patient of the department.

  • Asthma research hopes to reduce children's allergy risks

    Published Tuesday 14 Feb 2017

    Researchers from the University of Otago are looking for participants to take part in a study aimed at reducing the risk of asthma and allergies in babies.

  • Graduate midwives passionate about women's health

    Published Monday 13 Feb 2017

    Chris Mallon, Service Manager for Women and Children has extended a warm welcome to five new midwife graduates who recently qualified and will be working in the Hutt Valley.

  • Participants needed for Eczema study

    Published Thursday 9 Feb 2017

    A group of University of Otago researchers are looking for participants in the Wellington region to take part in a study trialling the use of probiotic ointment to reduce eczema symptoms.

  • Scholarship recipients to make a difference

    Published Thursday 9 Feb 2017

    Three Pacific students have been awarded the Pacific Oral Health Scholarship and are getting ready to make a positive difference in the community as they continue their studies, thanks to the Hutt Valley District Health Board and the Ministry of Health.